Fick brings strong leadership experience and a unique perspective to the converging cybersecurity challenges facing both the government and the private sector. He was most recently Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), an independent and nonpartisan research institution focused on national security and defense policy. Fick served as a United States Marine Corps infantry officer in Afghanistan and Iraq, and is the author of the bestselling book One Bullet Away. Fick is also an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. He replaces Endgame founder Christopher Rouland, who will remain on the Endgame Board and will be a strategic advisor to the company.
"Endgame has solid deployments in the federal space and rapidly increasing demand from high-end commercial customers," said Christopher Darby, Chairman of Endgame. "Nate's deep understanding of national security and his leadership experience are key to driving the company into new markets and towards even more visionary solutions."
"Cyber threats from both state and non-state actors represent escalating challenges to both United States national security as well as the corporate security of businesses worldwide." said Nathaniel Fick, CEO of Endgame. "I am honored by the opportunity to lead a company that can have such a pivotal role in protecting our national security, our economy, and our critical infrastructure, all of which are now wholly dependent on a safe and secure cyber-domain."
Endgame's cyber operations platform provides real-time analytics, data visualization and knowledge discovery capabilities that support safety and security in cyberspace by revolutionizing the detection and mitigation of cyber-threats. Founded in 2008, Endgame is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers, and Columbia Capital. The company has offices in Northern Virginia, Maryland, San Antonio, and Atlanta. For more information, please visit http://www.endgamesystems.com